13% of Vermont households are food insecure, an increase of 45% since 2000. 25,400 children and 7,800 seniors in Vermont live with food insecurity. Based on metrics including poor health, hospitalizations, and lower educational productivity, food insecurity cost the State of Vermont $340,000,000 in 2010 alone.
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